Today’s Headlines

  • West Dublin BART Station Ridership Low, But Increasing (Coco Times)
  • May Caltrain Ridership Up Compared to Last Year (Daily Journal)
  • Agencies Revamp BART/Muni Pass for Seniors, Disabled (City Insider)
  • Former SFMTA Chief Nat Ford to Be Honored by Caltrain Board (SF Examiner)
  • KCBS: “Cabbies and Muni Drivers Unite on Labor Conditions” (via SF Appeal)
  • CP&DR: “Parklets Create Public Space, 120 Square Feet at a Time”
  • Weather Analysis: Calif. Coasts Getting Cooler, Inland Areas Warmer (SF Gate)
  • Search Launched for Missing Berkeley Bicyclist (CBS SF)
  • Coca Cola Donates $250,000 to SF Parks Trust Fund (KCBS)
  • Tennessee Strengthens 3-Foot Passing Law for Bicyclists (Streetsblog LA)
  • Streets With Bike Lanes Improve Safety for All Users (Planetizen via Bike Portland)

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill

  • mikesonn

    “executive director Mike Scanlon has drawn up a resolution to honor Ford for his contribution to the agency.”

    Ford never went to any of the meetings, what contribution could he possibly have had except rubber stamp all staff proposals? And if that is the case, the board should just sit around patting each other on back every meeting, oh wait…

  • Anonymous

    “Hit a pedestrian, go to jail” – dare to dream.

    http://www.suntimes.com/6267233-417/drivers-are-the-new-smokers-in-city.html
    via @cyclelicious

  • mikesonn

    That’ll be the day!

  • Tony

    “West Dublin BART Station Ridership Low, But Increasing”

    Not surprising to me at all. The station seems to be overflow parking for Dublin/Pl.  Access for bikes and peds is practically nonexistent, which is too bad since the station provides a connection over 580 between Stoneridge Mall and retail on Dublin Blvd.  Eric at the Transbay Blog did a great write-up when the station first opened:   

    http://transbayblog.com/2011/02/22/west-dublin-pleasanton-bart-tempering-great-expectations/